Frequently Asked Questions
- How much does it cost to register for the test?
The testing fee is $200.
- What forms of payment are accepted for the test?
Fees and charges may be paid online through our website or by money order or business check. Personal checks and cash are NOT accepted.
- What identification is required to be admitted for testing?
You must bring two valid forms of identification that are printed in English. The first ID must be government-issued and have a clear photo and your signature. Acceptable ID includes:
- State-issued driver’s license or identification card
- United States military ID with visible signature
- Government-issued passport
The second ID must have either a photo or a signature, such as a Social Security card, a student ID, or an employee ID. Any ID you present must be in your current last name. You will not be permitted to test if you do not have the proper ID.
- What should I bring with me to the test site?
- Proper ID (see question #2)
- Several sharpened #2 pencils
- Your admission letter
- What items are prohibited in the test room?
- cell phones, or any other electronic device
- books or notes of any kind
- food or drinks, including water
- Are walk-ins permitted?
Walk-ins are not permitted. Applications must be received at least 10 business days before the test.
- How many questions are on the test?
There are 100 questions on the test.
- How long is the test?
The actual testing time is 2 hours. Please allow an additional 30 minutes for administration preparations, such as admitting and seating examinees and distributing test materials.
- Is there a break scheduled during the test?
There are no scheduled breaks during the test period.
- When will score reports be mailed?
Score reports will be mailed within three weeks of the test.
- May the test be retaken?
Yes, candidates may reapply by submitting a new registration application and payment. However, you may not retake the test sooner than 31 days of your last testing.
- Is additional time allowed for retesting?
No, all tests are 2 hours.
- How do I reschedule a missed test.
You must fax a request to transfer to another date at least two business days before your originally scheduled administration. After the test date, transfers will only be provided with documented medical or family emergency.
- What score do I need to achieve in order to pass the test?
Florida Statutes set the passing score at 75%.
For additional information, contact the Assisted Living Facility Core Competency Test Office at (813) 974-2571.